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dailymiler of the week: Maddy H

Maddy H., our dailymiler of the week, started running when she was little. When she was in elementary school, her dad, a 2:40 marathoner at the time, a man who trained by the book – eating right, hydrating right – would finish his regimented workout and invite his young daughter to run with him as he cooled down. That together time set Maddy on the path that led to a lifetime love of running. During her final two years of … Continue reading

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dailymiler of the week: Nancy E.

Every week we pick one inspiring dailymiler to be featured on the blog. This gives you a chance to learn the stories of members of the dailymile community. Check out past dailymiler’s of the week. Do you know someone that would be a great dailymiler? Nominate them! “No one can hold you back from doing all the things you want to do. Just keep your goals in sight, listen to your body and take one day at a time. Some … Continue reading

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dailymiler of the week: Tim H.

Do you remember anything at all about December 13, 2007? Tim Hardy, our dailymiler of the week, does. He recalls that long-past day as the day he began his current running streak. Every day for the past four plus years including every day during his 14-month deployment with the 3-10th Infantry Combat Brigade in Afghanistan, the recently retired Army Major has spent time pounding the pavement or navigating trails near his home in Marietta, NY, where he and his wife … Continue reading

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dailymiler of the week: Radar

If you know John H., you very likely know his Australian Cattle dog, Radar. John and his wife Kathy are true animal lovers! In addition to Radar, they also enjoy the company of their Border Collie, Gwennie, 3 cats and 2 horses. In this interview, we focus on John’s running companion Radar. Read on to hear what Radar says about his running partner, John H.! VL: Tell us how you met John and how you got started running? What was … Continue reading

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dailymiler of the week: Sam F.

In 2010, Operation Jack founder and dailymiler Sam F. completed 61 full marathons — yes, that’s sixty-one — raising money and awareness for Train 4 Autism. He also tossed in a couple of ultras for good measure…and just keeps on going. In an upcoming post, we’ll share more about the work of his organization; but, today we wanted to celebrate the heart and spirit that fuels all of that charitable effort.

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dailymiler of the week: Ben Byers

A relatively new DMer with an already energetic following, Ben Byers has enough pluck and spunk to lick anyone or anything. Included in July’s Runner’s World Outrunning Cancer special issue, the multiple marathoner has graciously agreed to talk to us about training while undergoing chemotherapy, running for your life and battling the Big C with great heart and gusto. Head’s up, Charlie Sheen. This is what winning is, buddy.

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dailymiler of the week: Allison J.

I’ve been admiring Allison Joseph and her workout logs for a while now. So consistent and totally hooked into all things physical, this dynamic dailymiler is an avid runner and cyclist who routinely logs 40-50 running miles a week, and tosses in boatloads more cycling miles, too. Filled with wisdom, funny asides and songs galore, after every stride or ride Allison returns to us here to bang out another lively post. What a treat to be able to share with … Continue reading

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dailymiler of the week: Linda A.

Today, our Dailymiler of the Week, Linda A. , shares with us how she perseveres in times of grief and emotional pain. She is an inspiring, dedicated and incredibly strong woman, athlete, teacher and mom who recently lost her husband Phil in Afghanistan. Through her loss and heartache, Linda continues to find ways to honor Phil in her daily life while running upwards of 70+ miles a week at times. The honesty in her Dailymile posts are heartfelt and admirable. … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s day!

We have a lot of dads on dailymile, so to celebrate them this Sunday, we asked you to send us your dailymile dad stories for a chance to first celebrate your dad, and second win a free dailymile PRO account. We’ve chosen a handful of the best dad stories we recieved, and on Monday we’ll announce the winner! Enjoy these stories! “I became a Dad, I became a runner,” by Ben K. After my wife had our first child a … Continue reading

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dailymiler of the week: Laura S.

Meet Laura Scholz. From an asthmatic tree-climbing tomboy to a cheese-dip loving President of her own PR and Communications firm with a sub 4-hour marathon goal, Laura shares with us her early misconceptions about what it meant to be a “runner”, her personal connection to Team in Training and the role Dailymile plays in her formula for success. Vera L.: Have you always been an ‘exerciser’?; How did you get started running? Laura S.: I was a very athletic child. … Continue reading

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